- Cama-i, quyana tailuci!
- (Central Yup’ik)
- "Greetings, thank you for coming!"
[Reference: Alaska Regulation 4 AAC 34.090(2) and NCLB §9101 (25)]
The term “limited English proficient,” when used with respect to an individual, means an individual:
- (A) who is aged 3 through 21;
- (B) who is enrolled or preparing to enroll in an elementary school or secondary school;
- (i) who was not born in the United states or whose native language is a language other than English;
- (I) who is a Native American or Alaska Native, or a native resident of the outlying areas (Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, or Northern Mariana Islands); and
- (II) who comes from an environment where a language other than English has had a significant impact on the individuals level of English language proficiency; or
- (iii) who is migratory, whose native language is a language other than English, and who comes from an environment where a language other than English is dominant; and
- (D) whose difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language may be sufficient to deny the individual:
- (i) the ability to meet the state’s proficient level of achievement on the states assessments described in Section 1111(b)(3);
- (ii) the ability to successfully achieve in classrooms where the language of instruction is English; or
- (iii) the opportunity to participate fully in society.